• Workshops on EIDM

    The workshops combine the theory behind evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) with discussions on how participants could effectively implement this in a government context.

  • Building Evidence Literacies

    Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal and the facts from the fiction. The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.

    - Martin Luther King

Why join the network?

The Africa Evidence Network enables members to get Network updates, monthly newsletters, establish links and partnerships with other network members involved in evidence-informed decision-making.
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Our Members

Our network of members include researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from universities, NGOs and governments that have an interest in evidence-informed decision-making.

Evidence 2018

Evidence 2018 is a conference on the use of evidence in decision-making in Africa. The conference will take place from 25 - 28 September 2018 at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.

Welcome to the Africa Evidence Network

If you’re interested in evidence-informed decision-making for Africa, whether from the perspective of policy, practice or research, this is the place to come. Here you will find the latest information on network activities, general news on evidence and policy in Africa, or updates on funding opportunities.

Latest News

Save the date: 6th SAMEA Biennial Conference 2017

February 17, 2017

The organisers of the 6th Biennial South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA) conference on Monitoring and Evaluation take pleasure in inviting you to partake in what will be the premier Monitoring & Evaluation event in South Africa for 2017. The conference will be contributing to a growing body of knowledge around evaluation theory, design […]

Southern Hemisphere: Planning M&E Course

Southern Hemisphere is providing a course  in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Projects. This course aims to equip practitioners, project partners and external evaluators with the knowledge and expertise required to conduct project planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting. This skill is critical to any organisation or government department involved in development projects and programs. Our […]

Call for proposals in the Human Heredity and Health in Africa

The African Academy of Sciences and the NEPAD Agency’s Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) are calling for proposals for the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa), a major genomic research programme. The call is being launched with the support of the Wellcome Trust and the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Africa NCD Open Lab Initiative. […]